BOOTS TICKLY COUGH RELIEF ORAL SOLUTION
Active substance(s): GLYCERIN / LIQUID SUGAR
NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Boots Tickly Cough Relief Oral Solution
Boots Dry Cough Relief Oral Solution
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
(Equivalent to sucrose
For the relief of irritating, tickling dry coughs and sore throats.
Posology and method of administration
Adults and children over 5 years: 10 ml.
Children 1 - 5 years: 5 ml.
The dose may be repeated three or four times a day.
Children under one year: Not to be given to children under 1 year.
Elderly: There is no need for dosage reduction in the elderly.
For oral administration.
Hypersensitivity or intolerance to any of the ingredients.
Special Warnings and Precautions for Use
Diabetics should take note of the carbohydrate contents of this product.
Do not give to children under one year.
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Interactions with other Medicaments and other forms of Interaction
No clinically significant interactions known.
Pregnancy and Lactation
The safety of this product during pregnancy and lactation has not been
established, but is not considered to constitute a hazard during these periods.
Effects on Ability to Drive and Use Machines
Immune system disorder: hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis.
Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal
product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance
of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any
suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at
Overdosage would not be expected to cause any problems and treatment
would be merely symptomatic and supportive.
Glycerin and sucrose have demulcent properties and will soothe irritated sore
throats and possibly block sensory cough receptors within the respiratory tract.
Glycerin is readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and undergoes
extensive metabolism principally in the liver. It may be used in the synthesis
of lipids, and is metabolised to glucose or glycogen or oxidised to carbon
dioxide and water. It may also be excreted in the urine unchanged.
Sucrose is hydrolysed in the small intestine by the enzyme sucrase to glucose
and fructose which are then absorbed.
Preclinical Safety Data
There are no preclinical data of relevance to the prescriber which are
additional to that already included.
List of Excipients
Citric acid monohydrate
Cough Syrup 513277
Special Precautions for Storage
Nature and Contents of Container
A white flint glass bottle with an aluminium roll-on pilfer proof cap with a
flowed in liner, or a triseal (LDPE/EPE/LDPE) Liner.
Alternative cap: A wadless polypropylene tamper evident cap.
Pack size: 200ml.
An amber glass bottle with an aluminium roll-on pilfer proof cap with a triseal
Pack size: 125ml.
An amber PET bottle with a child resistant polypropylene cap fitted with an
expanded polyethylene liner.
Pack size: 150ml or 300ml
Instruction for Use/Handling
MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
The Boots Company PLC
1 Thane Road West
Trading as: BCM
MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER(S)
DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF THE
13 December 1995
DATE OF REVISION OF THE TEXT
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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